History Facts

sotruefacts: #1693

The first ever selfie dates back to 1839 when a photography enthusiast named Robert Cornelius tried to take a photograph. He had to stay still for 3 minutes!


sotruefacts: #1670

Ancient Romans celebrated 'Saturnalia', a festival in which slaves were treated as equals and are allowed to wear their masters' clothing.


sotruefacts: #1663

The Mosque of Paris helped Jews escape the Nazis by giving them Muslim IDs during WWII.


sotruefacts: #1662

In 1863, Venezuela became the first modern country to abolish the death penalty for all crimes.


sotruefacts: #1661

In the Middle Ages, beer was consumed more than water
as consuming alcohol was safer than drinking polluted water.


sotruefacts: #1652

More people have been to the moon than the bottom of the ocean.


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